National Instruments PXI System with an FPGA, Arbitrary Waveform Generator, Scope, and Digital Multimeter

Modular hardware, managed with LabVIEW software, can be customized for a variety of applications including MEMS and microfluidics testing, video acquisition and processing, particle tracking, pattern matching and general-purpose data acquisition.

System Specifications


  • LabVIEW 2018, including NI LabVIEW FPGA module
  • Windows 7

PXI Modules

  • NI PXI-5422 Arbitrary Waveform Generator (AWG)
    • Single Channel, SMB jack connector
    • Millivolts to 12 Vpp output, 200 MS/s, 16-bit
  • NI PXI-5114 250 MS/s, 8-Bit Digitizer/Oscilloscope
    • 250 MS/s real-time, up to 5 GS/s equivalent-time sampling
    • 125 MHz bandwidth
    • Deep onboard memory – 8 MB/ch standard, up to 256 MB/ch
    • 40 mV to 40 V input ranges
  • NI PXI-7852R Multifunction Reconfigurable I/O with Virtex-5 LX50 FPGA
    • 8 analog inputs, 16-bit resolution, 750 kS/s maximum per channel, +/-10V
    • 8 analog outputs, 16-bit resolution, 1 MS/s update rate, +/- 10V
    • 96 digital lines configurable as inputs, outputs, counters, or custom logic at rates up to 40 MHz
    • Virtex-5 LX50 FPGA programmable with the LabVIEW FPGA Module
  • NI PXI-4070 Digital Multimeter (DMM)
    • 6 ½ Digits with 300 V Digitizer
    • 1.8 MS/s isolated, high-voltage waveform acquisition
    • 10 to 23-bit flexible resolution


  • Cabling from the FPGAs to a connector box (SCB-68)


  • MEMs, microfluidics
  • Real-Time signal processing & control
  • Accurate multimeter measurements
  • Generation of custom waveforms

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